stenting

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

stenting (plural stentings)

  1. (medicine) The surgical act of placing a stent, or supporting tube, into an artery, esophagus, or other passage or conduit in the body.
    The chest pains were relieved by coronary stenting.

Verb[edit]

stenting

  1. Present participle of stent.

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

stenting (plural stentings)

  1. (UK, dialect) An opening in a wall in a coal mine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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